All About Katy Perry

All About Katy Perry
Katy Perry (Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California to an ultra conservative Christian family. As the daughter of two pastors, she was encouraged as a child to sing in churches, restaurants, and at family functions to showcase her aptitude in Christian and Gospel music. At the age of fifteen, Perry left her hometown and moved to Nashville, where she was signed by Steve Thomas and Jennifer Knapp of Red Hill Records to release her self-titled debut album, Katy Hudson. The album, which was released in 2001, is a compilation of Christian songs.

When Katy was seventeen she met Glenn Ballard, the man responsible for the success of Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill. As a fan Morissette, Katy embraced the opportunity to work with Ballard, who mentored the singer for several years. In 2004, she became a part of The Matrix production team, recording songs with Ballard for an album that was due to be released in 2005. Although the album was never heard by the public, Katy caught the attention of Blender Magazine, who dubbed her “The Next Big Thing!” and Teen People, who noted that she was the “One to Watch.”

In addition to the attention she received in the press, Katy caught the eye of Jason Flom, Virgin Records CEO who was in charge of Capitol Music Group. She was signed by the label in 2007, and released her debut single UR So Gay, which she offered as a free download on her MySpace page. The subsequent release of I Kissed a Girl became her breakthrough single, and topped the charts in 20 countries.

Career highlights

– One of The Boys was released on June 17, 2008 and peaked in the top ten in America.
– Katy was part of the Warped Tour in 2008, ultimately headlining in the Hello Katy Tour in 2009.
– She has been nominated for many awards, including a Grammy, an MTV Video Music Award, and a Brit Award. In 2009, she won an NRJ Music Award for International Album of the Year, and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Pop Song.

Katy Perry fun facts

– Katy has openly stated that her parents forbade her from listening to what they called “secular music” as a child.
– She credits The Beach Boys, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Queen, and Heart, amongst others, as having influence on her musically.
– Before her career sky-rocketed, Katy was the opening act for such artists as Mika, Puffy AmiYumi, and The Starting.
– Perry is Katy’s mother’s maiden name

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Linkin Park Release ‘Mall’ Soundtrack Song ‘White Noise’ for Free Download

On Thursday Linkin Park Giving Away New Song was a top story. Here is the recap: (TeamRock Radio) Linkin Park have offered fans a free track entitled White Noise by members Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington and Dave Farrell. It appears on the soundtrack of Hahn’s first movie, Mall, released this month, which tells the story of disaffected people who come together following a shopping mall shooting.

Though Linkin Park are in the midst of supporting their ‘The Hunting Party’ album, they’ve taken the time to help out DJ Joe Hahn, who recently directed his first film, ‘Mall.’ Several Linkin Park members have lent their musical contributions to the film’s soundtrack, and now one of the ‘Mall’ soundtrack cuts, ‘White Noise,’ is available as a free download.

The track, which features a very distinctive toy piano sound in certain parts, is also accentuated by Chester Bennington‘s heavy vocals and a fast-paced beat. As Mike Shinoda recently revealed at the premiere screening of ‘Mall’ in Los Angeles, Hahn handpicked 10 demos from throughout Linkin Park’s career as a starting point for the music in the film. From there, Hahn, Shinoda, Bennington and bassist Dave Farrell began to work up the songs. Shinoda called Hahn’s selections more “raw, stream of consciousness” pieces of music, which fit well within the construct of the film.

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Quotes about moving on and best friendship quotes

Quotes about moving on and best friendship quotes

Friendship Quotes arein everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for Quotes About Moving On that rekindle the inner spirit.


Friendship is a precious gift that can’t be bought or sold. It’s value is greater than mountains made of gold. If you shall ask God for a gift be thankful if he sends not diamonds pearls or riches but the love and trust of friends.


“The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.”


Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace.


“Where there is life, there is hope.”


Friendship quotes – If you’re alone, I’ll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I’ll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I’ll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I’ll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I’ll just be me.


Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?


Friends are like pieces of a puzzle. If you lose one it will never be complete again, I just want you to know that you are one of those pieces in my life I can’t afford to lose.


Quotes about moving on – When you cry, i laugh with the tear in my eye. when you laugh with the tear in your eye, i cry. this is because when we die, we know that we ALWAYS made the other laugh with tears in their eye, but yet still know NEVER cried alone.


“Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.”


Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.


Every expression of desired friendship has potential bite. Every smile reveals the teeth.


Quotes about moving on – Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love become as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.


“My friends are my estate.”


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Chevelle Suspension Upgrades

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Hot rods questions for your Chevelle that will probably good to tackle when we are talking about the Chevelle is the handling and the handler, because handling is an entirely subjective phenomenon that will mean a lot to different drivers but why is it so? Of course there goes the role of the handler, go and check, be on the wheels, they will probably notice two things, could be great response, like “ this thing was handled great” or comment will be otherwise. But for hot rods owner we will definitely agree that the performance of late-model cars is good handlers than those new ones those will probably need help. Sometimes we wanted to check how easy it could be if the average street machine turns into eye-turner, of course there will be a question again is it possible? With not that much spending and time? And another question is it really possible the changes will not cause so many repairs, like welding here there, or relocating this or that, you need to gauge on those. This article can help those to have an idea on their hot rods Chevelle suspension upgrades.

First you need to check is to rebuilt the suspension to stock specs with a Performance Suspension Technology (PST) you can replace it with the factory discs your front drum brakes or the one you call super front kit, again this is from the baseline the effect probably be slightly slower with rubber bushings. Then go to Tires and wheels, usually hot rods Chevelle owner or what they call as hot rodders will modify this part first, this are single best improvement they can think of, mostly appreciated modification, is if tires can stick to the ground smoothly, suggest you can replace a 14-inch mags and vintage tires with 16×8 inch and pressures were set at 38 psi in front and 32 psi in back but check with your trusted mechanic. Then sway bar, probably needs to add sway bar front and rear because basically it limits body roll by tying the left and right sides of the suspension together, it is like the bigger the bar the less body roll, surely those Chevelle hot rods owners know this means, just check with your mechanics what will be the right size. Then for the last modification you might want to, is the Springs, Street alignment, upper rear control arms and shocks, because even if the tires and sway bars are okay and your suspension work to the fullest, still needs to modify the above mention, check on the spring, check on the alignment, definitely can still be on its finest again ask your trusted mechanic about it.

With all those things need to consider the next question will be ‘how much’ or ‘do you have that much’ well, just a suggestion you might want to consider, if you are really eager for modification, if you are not in a hurry to fulfill it, try to do changes slowly, like ones you get your pay cheque, take the portion of it and modify bit by bit until everything is new you might think it’s a lot of work to be done right? so many things to check so many modification but think again or simply imagine yourself already behind the wheels, done and followed those changes, great feeling right? How about the most rewarding of all, that is, when your name is being called on a track or at pebble beach concours d’elegance as a champ, definitely you will forget the cheque that you issued to your mechanic.


Very realistic but surely not hard to achieve, any way it is for your Chevelle it is for your hot rods.